Financing social enterprise in ireland – Models of impact & readiness


To contribute to the development of the social finance sector in Ireland

To develop financial instruments for social enterprises

To support the wide range of social enterprise organisations working within any area that falls under the National Social Enterprise Policy

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Contribute to the Financing Social Enterprise in Ireland survey to help us better understand the future of Social Finance in Ireland. 


All across Ireland, social enterprises are making a difference in the lives of people in their communities.   Supporting these social enterprises has become increasingly important and urgent. But how should social enterprises be supported? What social finance initiatives are needed to give the greatest impact? Would you like to learn more?

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Social Finance Survey Winners Announced!

Social Finance Survey Winners Announced!

Photo: Emmett O'Hara, Associate Director Community Finance Ireland; Marie McSteen, Director Balbriggan Meals on Wheels (accepting cheque); Christine Rafferty, Balbriggan Meals on Wheels, Director; and Liz Wall, Office Administrator, Balbriggan Meals on Wheels Huge...

Resources for Social Finance in Ireland

Resources for Social Finance in Ireland

Today we would like to provide you with an overview of social finance resources available to Irish social enterprises.  While the consortium is working on redressing the gap in suitable, tailored financial instruments for the growing social enterprise sector via...


This project is funded under the EaSI Funds by the EU Commission.